University of Alberta
Edmonton, Canada
October 27-28-29, 2017

This form allows you to register for the upcoming Crafting Type introductory type design workshop, through the TeX Users Group (TUG), a US non-profit that supports libre typography.

Event Details

When: October 27 - 29, 2017

Friday: 18:00 – 21:00
Saturday + Sunday: 09:30 – 18:00

Where: University of Alberta (map link)

Visual Communication Design Studios
2-36 Fine Arts Building
(approx. 88 Ave & 112 St)
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2C9


Please email with any questions about this event. This event’s contact person is Thomas. This workshop is capped at 28 people.

Venue Partner:
University of Alberta
University of Alberta, Art & Design


Group Discounts
We offer group discounts of 20% from our full prices for 3+ people. Email to find out more!

Font Editing Software

Attendees are welcome to use any font editing application they wish. At this event, we can best support FontLab VI, FontForge, FontLab Studio 5, Glyphs, Fontographer, and TypeTool.


Crafting Type is happy to welcome FontLab as a sponsor. FontLab offers:

  • access to a fully-functional version of any FontLab font editor for 30 days. FontLab VI recommended.
  • 30% Discounts for all Crafting Type attendees on regular and academic pricing of FontLab, Fontographer, and TypeTool
    (that's a total of 65% off for academic pricing!)


Crafting Type is happy to welcome FontForge as a sponsor. FontForge offers:

  • access to a fully-functional version of FontForge forever, for free
  • complete access to the development process on Github

You can directly improve FontForge by giving the project developers a tip. We work with freelance programmer Frank Trampe to fix issues that matter most to workshop participants. If you are in the USA, donations to TUG are fully tax deductible.


Crafting Type is happy to welcome Glyphs as a sponsor. Glyphs offers:

  • access to a fully-functional version of Glyphs for 30 days.
  • 10% discount for all attendees on regular and academic pricing of Glyphs

Your details

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Payment details

TUG processes orders by hand, so you will receive a receipt shortly, typically 2 to 5 business days after you submit this form.

If you need a receipt sooner then you can request one, please email

Your credit or debit card will be charged in US dollars.

If you choose to pay via PayPal, the results page will contain a button to make the payment. Our paypal address is

If you wish to pay by check or bank transfer, please print this page and mail it to "TeX Users Group - font workshops, PO Box 2311, Portland, OR 97208-2311, USA" or fax it to +1 815-301-3568, and email to say you are doing this.

A week or so before the event, please check the homepage for a list of things to bring with you to the workshop.
You might like to print this form for your records before pressing the Register button.

Refund policy

We deal with refunds on a case by case basis. Please email us.

Cancellation policy

We reserve the right to cancel the workshop 14 days in advance if too few people register to cover the costs of one instructor. If we cancel the workshop, you will get a full refund.

Problems or questions?

If you have any questions or difficulties submitting this form, please contact TUG's friendly admin staff by email or paper mail, phone, or fax .

Please email with any other questions about this event.